Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle: Assessing the Impacts of Fertilizer Use on Food Production and the Environment

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September 2004



Arvin R. Mosier is a research chemist for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. J. Keith Syers is Vice-President for International Relations, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand. John R. Freney is a chief research scientist (retired), CSIRO, Division of Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia. The Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) was established by the International Council for Science (ICSU) in 1969. It brings together natural and social scientists to identify emerging or potential environmental issues and to address jointly the nature and solution of environmental problems on a global basis.With its headquarters in Paris, France, SCOPE programs are conducted by volunteer scientists from every inhabited continent of the globe.


"This book is the most comprehensive global synthesis on the nitrogen cycle in agriculture conducted to date. It especially addresses the critical need to understand and hence improve the management of nitrogen fertilizer to maintain crop production while reducing external consequences of fertilizer use. Importantly, it evaluates ways to enhance crop production in areas of the world where nitrogen fertilizers are very expensive." --Dennis Keeney
EAN: 9781559637107
ISBN: 1559637102
Untertitel: REV. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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